The Fraunhofer IFF drives innovation in the design of future production systems and work systems. The goal is to maintain or enhance companies’ performance and product quality over time while boosting manufacturing systems’ flexibility. To do this, the Fraunhofer IFF develops new technologies for safe human-robot collaboration, thus combining humans’ cognitive flexibility and alertness with automated systems high productivity. It designs integrated solutions that use digital assistance systems and state-of-the art testing and inspection technologies for quality assurance in manufacturing. And it is establishing methods of virtual learning to train staff flexibly and effectively.